DC Entertainment's Burbank offices keep a watchful corporate eye on the company's licensed properties, and they've got the toys to prove it. Here are some of the more unusual action figures and designs hanging around their SoCal digs.
The classic drugstore comics rack mostly has disappeared from the public, but this one still lives on in DC Entertainment's swank Burbank, Calif., digs. Bonus that makes it better than the drugstore: The comics are free to take.
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Homebrewed hero chess
This not-for-sale chess set, in the reception area of DC's office, was put together by an unknown DC employee. The White side are hero action figures, while Black is represented by villains.
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Harley and Mistah J on strings
These limited edition Harley Quinn and Joker marionettes had a short run of around 1,000 each back in 2003. They retailed for $299, and currently sell for much more on eBay.
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Sawaya on Batman
Famous Lego artist Nathan Sawaya has a piece depicting a Batman portrait, based on art by DC Entertainment co-Publisher Jim Lee, on display in reception area. It will be auctioned off for charity soon.
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Much more than a man
Batman toys have delighted kids and adults for decades. As you'd expect for one of the most recognized characters in pop culture, he's available in an incredible range of shapes and sizes -- including as a wind-up bear.
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Guarded by character
Doors to individual offices are decorated with heroes and villains from DC Comics' pantheon. DC's director of publicity, Brandy Phillips, claimed the Batgirl office.
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The Hall of Just-us
Cardboard? Check. Thirty minutes free time? Check. Alfred E. Neuman hero parody action figures? Check. Toss all three together, add some DC Entertainment employees, and you get a snazzy home for comedy.